Kuupik Kleist

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Kuupik Vandersee Kleist
4th Prime Minister of Greenland
In office
12 June 2009 – 5 April 2013
Monarch Margrethe II
Deputy Jens B. Frederiksen
Preceded by Hans Enoksen
Succeeded by Aleqa Hammond
Chairman of the OCT
for Greenland
In office
23 January 2012 – 25 September 2012
Leader of the Inuit Ataqatigiit
In office
10 June 2007 – Present
Deputy Aqqaluaq B. Egede
Preceded by Josef Motzfeldt
Member of the Greenlandic Parliament
In office
8 February 2002 – Present
Member of the Danish Parliament
In office
20 November 2001 – 13 November 2007
Member of the Greenlandic Parliament
In office
1995–1996
Minister of Public Works and Transport
In office
1991–1995
Prime Minister Lars Emil Johansen
Personal details
Born Jakob Edvard Kuupik Kleist
31 March 1958 (1958-03-31) (age 56)
Qullissat, Greenland
Nationality Greenlandic
Political party Inuit Ataqatigiit
Spouse(s) Aviaaja Vandersee Kleist (2012–present)
Children 5
Alma mater University of Roskilde
Website ia.gl/kuupik-kleist

Jakob Edvard Kuupik Kleist (born 31 March 1958) was the Prime Minister of Greenland. He was the Prime Minister of Greenland from 2009-2013.[1][2] He was succeeded by Aleqa Hammond.

References[change | edit source]

  1. The Necessary Voice of Greenland - Information.dk. Retrieved 14 February 2012.
  2. Thomas Borchert: "Troubled Greenland looks inward amid greater autonomy" - Deutsche Presse Agentur. Jun 18, 2009